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Balance proteins and carbs
Friday, May 22, 2020      4 comments

You probably know I've been reading "The Insulin-Resistance Diet" book for three days, and I was wondering if anyone has already read it and is following the main idea of the book - to link and balance protein every time you eat. I have to read ... Read more
Mid-week -- Ongoing quest to learn more
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      2 comments

I'm still reading the book "The Insulin Resistance Diet", 10 pages every day. There's so much information, it takes time to digest it all I have to keep notes. Insulin resistance can be considered pre-diabetes. If you had pre-diabetes for 7 o... Read more
I Think I Found The Answer
Monday, May 18, 2020      1 comments

In a very short time, I am learning that losing weight is not the only goal I want to reach. I've been trying to lose weight for years, unsuccessfully. I read every diet book that promised a weight loss. My life has been one diet after anoth... Read more
6 Days - All is Going Well
Monday, May 18, 2020      2 comments

Today is Day 6 of my journey to a healthier life. I lost 5 pounds so far, amazing when you eat a little less and better choices of foods and more around more instead of sitting. This coronavirus thing has us stuck in the house but we still hav... Read more
Happiness Surrounds Us
Saturday, May 16, 2020      4 comments

It's Saturday, the weekend. Did some shopping for fruits and veggies. I need plenty of them for our healthier meals. We had a huge, well not that huge, salad for lunch with green and yellow bell peppers, mixed greens, onions, cucumbers,... Read more
Fatty Liver Anyone?
Friday, May 15, 2020      6 comments

Yes you read that right - fatty liver....that was one of the things the kidney/bladder ultrasound showed. I was -- wow, what the heck is a fatty liver? I read up on it after my daughter who's a Physical Therapist advised me to. The other thin... Read more
Time To Get Back To the Real World
Monday, May 11, 2020      5 comments

This coronavirus isolation has taken a toll on my eating habits. Time to stop eating snack foods and get back to doing what I used to do, eat healthy foods! I am tracking my foods again, following the diabetes plan, hopefully I will take off t... Read more
Coronavirus Isolation
Saturday, April 18, 2020      3 comments

It's been a while since I last wrote in my blog. The coronavirus has isolated most of us. We only go out to shop for food. My problem with snack food hasn't really disappeared. I eat cookies every day. My weight hasn't changed too much, bu... Read more
Hitting The Snack Foods
Friday, February 07, 2020      1 comments

Still making low sodium, low fat foods for us as part of my husband's heart diet. He's been doing his exercises at the local gym. Lost some weight - both of us. But lately, some issues with his mom who's 100 years old and in a hospice nursing... Read more
Have a Blessed Christmas!
Wednesday, December 18, 2019      8 comments

I am pleased with the way the food plan is going since we are following the cardiovascular diet my husband was given after his heart attack in Septe... Read more
Thanksgiving Blessings!
Thursday, November 28, 2019      1 comments

Hope everyone had a wonderful, blessed Thanksgiving. We certainly did! Our daughter and her husband weren't here, missed them of course. We did have my husband's 100 yr old mother with us. We feel so lucky that she's doing pretty good ... Read more
52.5 Pounds To Goal
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      3 comments

That sounds like a whole lot, doesn't it? Yes. But, little by little it's going down. There aren't any hidden secrets behind the loss. My motivation comes from heaven....from God. I pray every day for His help. I would never have co... Read more
Prayer For Weight Loss
Sunday, August 18, 2019      3 comments

Gracious God, I have a goal and a desire to be more healthy. I know only true health comes from you. While it may be tough, I know if I stay the course I will succeed. However, some moments and even days are tough for my mind wants what wi... Read more
Progressing Slowly
Sunday, August 18, 2019      1 comments

Had a setback - ate fried chicken thigh - big mistake...ended up with irritable bowel. I lost a few pounds that was inevitable. But I find that I am eating less bread, less pasta, less sugary stuff and no chips. I was so accustomed to having ... Read more
Things Are Happening For the Better!
Monday, August 05, 2019      2 comments

I've been more careful when choosing the food I eat. It's complicated whenever starting a new diet or program. To make it easier I am choosing to eat more fresh veggies and fruit, less fried foods, salt, sugar, carbs. So far things are happe... Read more

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